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锅炉安全方面的:gas train? Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 1927 treeboy 2004-10-25 11:03:13
  "In these states, jurisdictional inspectors ask to see evidence of gas train and safety interlock te ...
How to read it ? Practical English 实用英语 3 2419 treeboy 2004-10-23 08:07:13
  In this case, the King's name is "George the Sixth." You would say "George the Sixth's widow."
urgent!!! Heip!!! ... 1 2 3 4 Practical English 实用英语 23 7264 upbeat 2004-10-27 01:35:23
  I agree with checkpoint. The original "question" was not clear, because it was not properly phrased ...
How did the English language develop and what is the representation of each stag Practical English 实用英语 2 2663 treeboy 2004-10-10 12:04:45
  I agree with most of what karenb says, but many of the inconsistencies are due to hitorical changes ...
A question from America ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 4907 treeboy 2004-9-19 01:17:45
  Thanks! Now I understand those small parts of that particular Chinese translation. The storm is gon ...
A question from America ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 4907 treeboy 2004-9-19 01:17:45
  Thanks! That explains it, but your answers lead to another question: What is the meaning of the symb ...
hi, morning, how should i comprehend "imaging products"? tks! Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 1793 melly1111 2004-9-11 10:33:00
  Most of the time, "imaging products" are any devices that capture an image or picture. A camera is t ...
HELP Practical English 实用英语 1 1559 treeboy 2004-9-8 07:36:59
  insurable risk is an event that will result in payment by the insurance company. "Insurable risk" is ...
Need your support Practical English 实用英语 2 1621 namabos 2004-9-2 12:35:34
  Which Presidential candidate a woman is likely to support? Which candidate a woman is likely to supp ...
who can help me? Practical English 实用英语 5 2948 ~kaka~ 2004-9-3 20:27:02
  In America, "Jason" is a popular name. If you want a fancy name, perhaps you could use "Reginald," ...
what's the meaning? Practical English 实用英语 1 2765 treeboy 2004-9-1 06:37:21
  When a company first offers its stock to the public, that is the IPO. Sometimes, this is a great o ...
overdue torque 是什么意思? Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 2451 morris 2004-8-19 15:49:10
  The term "excess torque" is common, meaning too much torque on the actuator. "overdue" means "late" ...
Help!! Practical English 实用英语 2 1876 liuyumin 2004-8-16 12:48:37
  "Their shots clanged off the rim, smacked the side of the backboard or missed completely." When the ...
Can somebody tell me the order: ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 11 3028 unanna 2004-8-13 03:08:57
  One of the most common female names among all age groups is still Mary; over three and a half millio ...
I see so many people here use "wanna" do you realize...? Practical English 实用英语 6 2529 coolmax 2004-8-17 19:53:56
  In my formal writing, I never use contractions (for example "I'm). Likewise for "gonna", etc. In sp ...
Two questions...someone replied me.But he misunderstood my meaning. ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 8 3288 su_meier 2004-8-9 21:01:09
  This should never be used in proper writing, and it is not normally written, even in America. On the ...
what's the "legal pad" ,who can help me ? thank you! Practical English 实用英语 4 2217 namabos 2004-8-4 09:45:26
  A pad of paper is when there are many sheets of paper and they are glued together at one end. You wr ...
How to understand " on again - off again" Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1922 luxgum 2004-8-3 08:06:47
  Additionally, it implies that the interruptions are caused by something that is part of the negotiat ...
question mark: PREMIUM Practical English 实用英语 1 1568 treeboy 2004-8-3 07:39:34
  This word is also used in some investment contracts. In this case, I think "the bottom line" is that ...
question mark: Premium ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 11 3522 linda_yang_102 2004-8-4 13:47:33
  This word is also used in some investment contracts. In this case, I think "the bottom line" is that ...
Could u do me a favor? Thanx a lot! Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 2296 treeboy 2004-8-2 11:54:54
  In 2001, the Utility Industry Achievement Award for Communications Centre Excellence was received fo ...
Should I accept his love?? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 11 Friendship, Love, Relationships 70 25000 iluvchina 2004-8-29 20:08:08
  I am an older American man, and I would love to find a young Chinese wife! I am already married, so ...
How to render this sentence? Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2772 treeboy 2004-8-1 23:13:01
  You are right. All of the details must be included for your purpose. PhD dissertations are very bo ...
How to render this sentence? Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2772 treeboy 2004-8-1 23:13:01
  I cannot read the Chinese, but I offer this version which is based only on your English. I am trying ...
help for translation 'There is no end in sight to this evolutionary tale.' into Practical English 实用英语 5 3271 mulp1699_cn 2004-10-12 21:06:26
  This is a tale (story) that describes something that continues to change. If there "is no end in sig ...
人力资源:Anyone knows 'line management' + 'line manager' in Chinese? Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2679 custard 2004-7-18 21:59:02
  "Line Manager" is a person who directly supervises people, and is responsible for their results. In ...
help! Practical English 实用英语 2 3167 treeboy 2004-7-17 12:50:58
  This expression would be used in a bar where the women are summoned to show themselves in front of t ...
can anybody tell me what are the features of english in business contract? Practical English 实用英语 1 3005 treeboy 2004-6-3 09:30:42
  There are many features of English in a business contract. Do you want to know about a certain word, ...
help! Practical English 实用英语 6 2840 jenveil 2004-4-11 01:25:23
  It doesn't really make any sense in English.
what is your opinion? Practical English 实用英语 4 2689 guiyangbill 2004-3-31 05:16:29
  I am on the "other side" of the language barrier. I speak English, but not Chinese. I think that c ...
how to translate this sentence? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 995 treeboy 2004-3-22 07:37:20
  "in the race, David made up two places at the start moving into 10th place," At the start (beginnin ...
CultureXchina Party - free beer, English , performances and dancing Attachments ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 3193 tictac 2005-7-11 11:47:22
  I tried www.cultureXchina.com/photoalbum, and couldn't get it. Are you sure this is correct?
一个不懂的选择项! Practical English 实用英语 6 3239 feiona 2004-3-12 15:53:39
  "joy" is the only noun among your choices. "joyful" is an adjective, which describes a noun. "joyf ...
translate Practical English 实用英语 3 2937 rosette 2004-3-12 15:34:36
  "If you don't like my apples, don't shake my tree." This is not a common English expression, but I ...
please help me! Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1663 treeboy 2004-3-10 10:04:02
  "The bottom line" refers to an accounting balance. All costs, expenses, and revenues are considered ...
A question. ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 5585 temico 2004-6-2 04:15:56
  I said nothing about China being like a zoo. I would not visit this forum if I didn't like China and ...
A question. ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 5585 temico 2004-6-2 04:15:56
  I guess you are telling me that it is pointless to put western names on the hotel employees. Maybe y ...
waiting for you on line Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1650 bobrhee 2004-3-8 11:07:17
  If you speak when you are angry, you think it is a good speech. Later, you will regret what you said ...
A question. ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 16 5585 temico 2004-6-2 04:15:56
  I'm not sure why this is common practice in China and other countries. In the U.S., it is probably s ...
saying good-bye to all of you ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 11 5230 treeboy 2004-3-5 07:08:10
  "Does this mean goodbye?" Sorry to see you leave. Please feel free to send me a message at any time ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  I will respond to your challenge, shining. I am thinking about traveling to China this year. My pla ...
What's diff between "remind" & "note"? Practical English 实用英语 5 2870 rosette 2004-3-2 13:24:24
  Sometimes a I will use the word "note" with a meaning similar to "remind" For example, I send you a ...
what's the meaning of slam dunk? Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 1613 treeboy 2004-3-1 11:47:04
  "slam dunk" comes from basketball, where a very tall player has an opportunity to easily push the ba ...
How many TIMEs are there in U.S.A? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1611 treeboy 2004-2-28 09:05:30
  jameswong is right. I will add to this. It is natural that the time is not the same everywhere. Mo ...
virtual reality?? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1201 treeboy 2004-2-28 08:57:46
  I agree with alceste
which is more civilized? Practical English 实用英语 1 2097 treeboy 2004-2-27 10:16:31
  In America, "handicapped" was ok until recently. Now, it is more polite to say "disabled". Next yea ...
any error in it? ask for help! ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 10 5953 carrieme 2004-2-26 18:42:02
  This pause, they say offers an opportunity for the US to seize to control of a new frontier: space. ...
put sth on the hot seat= put sth in hard situation? etc. ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 9 4235 flora_zheng 2004-2-26 19:08:09
  Usually, a person (instead of a thing) is "put on the hot seat" The person on the "hot seat" is the ...
HELE ME PLEASE... Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2605 carl_wu 2004-2-26 11:46:06
  "put on the back notices,celebration of a risk taken award" I'm a native speaker, and these are not ...
somebody help!!! (urgent!!!!) Practical English 实用英语 2 2086 treeboy 2004-2-26 08:49:04
  This is a combination of more than one common idiom. I think it is from a song. "upside down, insid ...
XXX CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET (Parental Discretion Advised) Practical English 实用英语 4 3843 kingleo4ever 2004-12-13 09:28:46
  Yes, "you got me." Maybe I should say "I was checking this strictly for educational purposes!"
An American used a word that I can't find in the dictionary Practical English 实用英语 5 3313 casablanca 2004-2-23 09:29:11
  I agree with the reply about deviant sexual ideas. I person who is like that is a "perv" When a per ...
"be going to" ; "be about to" ---they make me confused...SOS! Practical English 实用英语 4 3302 carrieme 2004-2-23 08:52:10
  If you are "going to" do something, it means that you will do it in the future. If you are "about" t ...
how to translate this sentancce? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1801 treeboy 2004-2-23 07:19:38
  advice from many experts, and the experts have expertise in many different areas. One expert may be ...
name of musical instrument and the player Practical English 实用英语 1 3310 treeboy 2004-2-23 07:14:16
  For musical instruments, it is often correct to just use the word "player" after the name of the ins ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  li tie guai , I agree with your additional clarification regarding words like "uniform" and "NGO". ...
how to translate 'head to head' in this sentence.please Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1300 edchan 2004-2-17 08:18:14
  In this specific example, there are several candidates for which the people can vote. A 'head to hea ...
how to translate ' charge code'? Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1013 treeboy 2004-2-17 07:44:04
  This is used in businesses so they can account for many different projects at the same time. If I am ...
Help, pls “Bump-in theater” ? ... 1 2 Translation Tips 翻译点津 12 4324 flora_zheng 2004-2-15 18:02:48
  There is a similar expression "a bump in the dark". In a dark theater, someone bumps into you. You d ...
urgent~ Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 1477 treeboy 2004-2-15 10:44:12
  Let's continue where we left off. Let's continue the lesson.
hello,everone!this is my first time to be here!hope we can be friends! Practical English 实用英语 3 4829 carl_wu 2004-2-19 11:41:40
  This is a good place to practice, I think. Let me be the first to welcome you! I enjoy answering qu ...
Hi, would you like to be my friend? ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 13 6008 lilalila 2004-2-19 19:49:24
  I sometimes neglect a forum, but I will try to remember to return here. I say Welcome! I have made ...
Ask help Practical English 实用英语 2 3503 carrieme 2004-2-15 19:45:24
  Yes, there are very many words! Even native speakers don't know all of them, so don't worry. There ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  I recently read this in a private message to me. I have discussed it with the sender, and want to ta ...
alone in valentine ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 4137 guitao77 2004-2-15 23:23:10
  I think you are saying you want a constructive suggestion, not a "yellow suggestion." I may be able ...
见过draw down吗? Practical English 实用英语 6 4247 leesinchina 2004-2-12 20:39:43
  To draw down the funds means to remove them in a gradual but definite manner. The amount will be red ...
how to translate the following sentences? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2149 bruceleee 2004-2-12 14:03:32
  1. The circuit breaker is designed to do more than just protect from overload conditions. It may als ...
What's the mean of " On-Call program" of UL inspection Center ? Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1537 treeboy 2004-2-12 09:25:34
  "on call" is a general term meaning that a person is always available to work or help. If a factory ...
pls look at this sentence ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 13 4546 harvest 2004-2-13 15:57:00
  As a native speaker, I don't think about the formal rules for this, but this forum makes me think ab ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  Yes, Calimero! Your name is also capitalized because it is a "proper noun" "Proper noun" means that ...
what is the most romantic thing in your eyes? Practical English 实用英语 3 3540 maybei 2004-2-12 09:04:59
  I think that is only romantic if both people love it. If only one of them loves it, the other may be ...
pls look at this sentence ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 13 4546 harvest 2004-2-13 15:57:00
  this means a facial expression of mild suprise. Many people were surprised and noticed. This is usua ...
请问An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V 怎么翻啊? Practical English 实用英语 4 4380 kanechj 2004-2-11 13:40:40
  This is a standard statement in America when a company is hiring people. To avoid trouble, they say ...
Survey: How long does it take you to open China Daily hom ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 Free Talk 39 18919 weller 2004-3-15 20:57:12
  I have an old "56k" (actual speed is less, depending on line conditions) dial up access. The Chinad ...
help Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2452 snowlover 2004-2-15 20:57:01
  It depends on what "crown" represents. It is not an American expression. The crown represents the k ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  I have noticed the Chinadaily reports about the terrible fate of the Chinese immigrants in England, ...
What does "hospitality sector" mean? Practical English 实用英语 4 4775 treeboy 2004-2-10 13:39:12
  "hospitality sector" includes the businesses of hotels, restaurants, and similar businesses related ...
we are tax agent office, i want to kown how to translate the word--"税政审理部" Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 2026 fredafeng 2004-2-10 15:48:12
  based on haphuaipeng's translation, and your response, I suggest this "professional" name: Departme ...
An urgent question~~which is hard to me. Practical English 实用英语 4 4433 treeboy 2004-2-10 13:09:01
  Chi&pro, your sentence "being a king, what you should do is not just simply get your way all the tim ...
how to translate?thanks Translation Tips 翻译点津 4 2257 baobaobeibei 2004-2-9 18:59:33
  The words "cheap day" mean a day that has a discounted price. Busy days are "normal" or "premium" A ...
How to translate "Never Neverland"? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1794 sherriekooo 2004-2-15 21:26:32
  This is from the Play "Peter Pan." Never Never Land was a place wher fictional things could occur. ...
help for the difference between "to+verb" and "verb+ing" as attribute ... 1 2 Practical English 实用英语 7 4979 coolwitch 2004-2-14 15:38:12
  We often read in novels of a seemingly respectable person or family ____some terrible secret. The ...
i dont the exact meaning of the follow passage: please help me to translate it Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 2191 treeboy 2004-2-9 08:15:23
  I can understand the sentences you posted, but it looks like it was not written by a native English ...
question mark: 国家二级保护植物 Practical English 实用英语 4 2638 judy_deng 2004-2-9 13:31:32
  I don't know what your original question is, but "The second grade plant protected by the nation." ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  Judy, you describe the problem of women not getting an equal chance to avance in the company. This s ...
I need a good-English-speaking person to help me with this sentence! Practical English 实用英语 2 2272 treeboy 2004-2-8 13:10:40
  I'm a native speaker, and I also thought it must be short for the word "reckon". I consulted my unab ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  Pleased to meet you, Lt. Kidcheer. I hope we don't meet as opponents on the battlefield! Knight, yo ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  I must confess! One of the members of this forum has found a mistake in my "How to be successful by ...
What do you think of chinadaily.com.cn's new look? ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 12 Free Talk 79 10214 jimmyj 2005-3-29 15:17:12
  I think the new look is an improvement. Good work! I do notice some of the hate-filled comments tha ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  My best teacher was the one who taught me mathematics at age 15. I hated this man because he had str ...
Wiesbaden Practical English 实用英语 1 2434 treeboy 2004-2-5 02:55:39
  Wiesbaden is a city in Germany. It is in the state of Hessen near Frankfurt and Mainz. NATO or the U ...
SOS! waiting online,thank u! Translation Tips 翻译点津 6 2109 mimisky 2004-2-3 13:09:09
  distributor may apply its or its Affiliates' own trademark, service marks, service names, trade name ...
hello everyone ... 1 2 3 Practical English 实用英语 18 7309 hattrick 2004-2-5 22:44:38
  I do not have any messenger service. I welcome your English questions via the chinadaily message sys ...
hello,I'm new man. Practical English 实用英语 1 3029 treeboy 2004-2-3 06:43:12
  Welcome! I am a foreigner who visits these forums. You may ask me questions about English. I do not ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  Judy Deng, you sound like you are already successful. You are correct. I am older. I hope I am succe ...
question mark --"charge with" Translation Tips 翻译点津 1 1148 treeboy 2004-2-2 12:59:21
  In your sentence, it means "they are responsible for" The EPA is responsible for keeping America cl ...
help Translation Tips 翻译点津 2 1875 treeboy 2004-2-2 12:46:20
  In North America, "Great Lakes" is the group of large lakes between Canada and the U.S. "for non-Gr ...
good heavens? Translation Tips 翻译点津 3 1418 treeboy 2004-2-2 07:01:33
  Yes, it's just an exclamation. Other exclamations that could be used in the same situation: Oh no! ...
help? Translation Tips 翻译点津 5 1522 annieandpal 2004-2-2 22:45:23
  the photo you sent me always reminds me what i did there with you . is there any error in the sente ...
Advanced Chat Club ... 1 2 3 4 5 6 .. 14 Practical English 实用英语 95 24674 smiling_away 2004-3-3 21:33:30
  "can send your messages to any one behind our backs " I have a comment about knight's statement abo ...
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